shenita-etwarooThe Light Shines Brightest In the Dark
Animal Rights and Other Poetry By Shenita Etwaroo From All-Creatures.org

All of God's creatures have rights, a fact that most people don't seem to recognize. This includes both human and non-human animals, but not all of them can speak for themselves.

The Light Shines Brightest In the Dark
By Shenita Etwaroo

I know the tear soaked pillow all too well.
My heart hurts for your despair.
I've worn shoes much like yours before.
It hasn't been that long  since I've been there.

The feelings of helplessness, suffering and sorrow
Do nothing but drag you down.
But Im here to tell you from experience
You can (and will) turn your life around.

Because without pain, there would be no healing.
Without darkness, we wouldn't know the light.
Without the endless challenges and setbacks
We would never learn how to put up a fight.

Despite a road full of blocks and bumps
Our obstacles help us to grow.
Its easy to get hung up on the why mes?
But those answers, we'll probably never know.

You are strong and capable.
Your spirit unbreakable and irreplaceable.
Although your past is not erasable,
May your future be optimistically faceable.

Shenita Etwaroo


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